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CBS
Aug 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
tug-of-war between two retail giants over their partnership with martha stewart. there are high stakes for everyone involved. so terrell brown is here with the story. >> attorneys for macy's and jv penny faced off in a courtroom, all for rights to sell merchandise endorsed by one of the world's most recognizable homemakers. attorneys for macy's and jcpenneys had closing arguments. all over their partnerships with media mogul martha stewart. the suit alleges that martha stewart living omnimedia breached at exclusive 2006 contract with macy's when it inked a separate merchandising deal with jcpenney three years later. mark epstein, who represented jcpenney, said the entire case came down to a poorly written contract. but macy's attorney argued the deal's intention was to harm macy's. at stake is the right to sell martha stewart branded products like bedding and cook wear at jcpenney stores. something stewart has been eager to do after her parent company endured its fifth straight year of financial losses. >> martha stewart wants to rapidly expand its retail brand in order to make
CBS
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
on martha's vineyard. the vacation comes as the president's approval rating is taking a nose-dive. major garrett is traveling with the president. >> reporter: every president needs to get away. president obama has done so less than his predecessor, president george w. bush. 14 trip and 92 vacation days compared to 50 trips and 223 for mr. bush. one common thread mr. obama's beginning to experience some second term blues. the president stepped on to the island paradise confronting some of the diceiest poll numbers of his presidency. it's only one poll but gallup constantly tracks his approval. 50% of the country disapproving. his approval rating was 51% last year a low not seen since december 2011. it's usually due to defections among democrats. revelations of counterterrorism surveillance programs more aggressive than during the bush years has unsettled the president's base. >> i want to make clear, once again, that america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. >> reporter: as the president tries to defend the phone and internet tracking republicans accuse him of ducking
CBS
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am EDT
washington this week. he's spending time with his family on martha's vineyard, but va t the vacation comes as the economy nosedives. >> the president has done so less than his pred sez or george w. bush. 14 trips and 19 days. one kmon thread mr. obama's beginning to experience some second term blues. the president stepped onto the island paradise confronting some of the diceiest poll numbers of his presidency. it's only one poll but gallop constantly tracks presidential approval. mr. obama's is at 42% with 50% of the country disapproving. his approval rating was 41% last week, a low not seen since december of 201. when the president's approval rating dips this low, it's usually due to defections among democrats. surveillance have unsettled the president's place. republicans accuse him of ducking the issue for weeks. >> when the story initially broke, the president went undercover. he was trying to come up with ways to salvage the program by window dressing. >> i applaud the president for continuing the nsa program. what i'm very critical of him for, though, is basically he's been sil
CBS
Aug 13, 2013 7:00am PDT
was. >> you blame larry page? >> 100% larry page >>> the obamas are vacationle in martha's vineyards. the president was playing golf photographed in this position either golfing or taking a zumba class, i'm not sure which. >>> i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell. gayle king is off. san diego's embattled mayor is officially fighting to stay in office. bob filner is telling the organizers of a recall campaign he will not quit. he is being sued by a former aide who says he sexually harassed her. he met a deadline to respond. he is staying away from his office but his commitritics are not. >> reporter: this was not the kind of welcome back party mayor bob fell ner wasilner was hoping for. they made it clear, they hope the mayor go away and stay away. >> we will do whatever it takes within our legal measures to remove bob filner from office. >> at least 13 women have come forward accusing the democrat of serial sexual harassment. all nine members of the city council and both california senators have told filner to resign. he was supposed to spend two weeks in intensive behavioral therap
CBS
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am PDT
. he's having this press conference before he takes the first family up to martha's vineyard for a week-long vacation. all those terror alerts and security situations will haunt that vacation. as will the destabilized situation in egypt. two members of the senate john mccain, and lindsey graham trying to negotiate some reconciliation, there, those efforts failed. the president monitoring that very carefully. and he'll use this press conference to again drive his retooled economic message which deemphasizes deficit reduction in the coming months with the congress and elevates job growth and wage growth. the president will try to use that message after he returns from his vacation to persuade republicans not to force the confrontation over potential shutdown or crisis over the debt ceiling. which could lead to default. >> cbs news will privilege you live coverage of the president's news conference that is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. eastern time, noon pacific, right here on cbs news. >>> yesterday, the president waved off questions about his decision to cancel a meeting with russian president
CBS
Aug 15, 2013 7:00am PDT
crisis. major garrett is on martha's vineyard. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. we expect that announcement from president obama in about 15 minutes. every indication is the president will condemn the violence in strong terms. and also take one more step we believe, to register his displeasure with egypt's military rulers. aides tell us the president is reviewing options to register his displeasure and try to get egypt's attention for good. up till the last moment the united states urged the egyptian military to avoid bloodshed and was ignored. with president obama golfing during his vacation it was left to secretary of state john kerry to express outrage and plead, again, for political compromise. >> egyptians inside and outside of the government need to take a step back. they need to calm the situation. and avoid further loss of life. violence is simply not a solution in egypt or in anywhere else. violence will not create a road map for egypt's future. >> reporter: the turmoil in egypt starkly illustrates the limits of u.s. power. >> the united states probably has
CBS
Aug 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
. you blame larry page. >> 100% larry page. >> obama vacationing in martha's vineyard right now. the president is playing golf. and he was photographed in this position, either golfing or taking a zumba class. [ laughter ] ♪ >>> i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell. gayle king is off. san diego's embattled mayor is now officially fighting to stay in office. bob filner is telling an organized recall campaign that he will not quit. >> he's being sued by a former aide who said he sexually harassed her. as ben tracy reports, filner is staying away from his office this week, but his critics are not. >> reporter: this was not the kind of welcome back party mayor bob filner was hoping for. >> bob must go! >> reporter: filner's opponents made it clear they preferred the mayor go and stay away. >> we will do whatever it takes within our measures to remove bob filner out of office. >> reporter: at least 13 have come forward accusing filner of sexual harassment. all the senators have told filner to resign. he was supposed to spend two weeks in intensive behavorial therapy but just did just o
CBS
Aug 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
vacation to martha's vineyard but he brought up debates on other hot topics. the president walked in the east room and announced a review of the national security surveillance programs. he says it's right for the americans to ask questions. >> it's not enough for me as president to have confidence in these programs. the american people need to have confidence in them as well. >> reporter: the debate was sparked by edward snowden's revelations to the u.s. he's been granted asylum for a year in russia. it's still a sore point with president obama's relationship with vladimir putin. >> i don't have a bad relationship with him. i know the press looks at body language. he's got the slouch like a board kid in the back of classroom but oftentimes it's productive r for the first time he took questions since april. he took aim at republicans countering that the health care act is dead on arrival. >> the idea that you would shut down the government unless you prevent 30 million people from getting health care is bad idea. the one unifying principle in the republican party at the moment is maki
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